Art

Mitigation

riori

ej

Lost Searchlights

Out of Bounds

Light on Plastic Bag

wings

Face Sketches


Lighting Design

CHOW

RoBoGo

Slay the Runway

Projection Mapping

PANEL

Synaptic Resonance

ATLAS Tower Lights


Human-Computer Interaction

SCOBY Breastplate

AirRacket

The SwissBall

The Hapstrument

Body, Light, Space

From the Intercom

Creative Coding

Hackathon Projects

About

Derrek Chow is an artist and inventor creating immersive light experiences and novel input devices. Using design and technology as tools of inquiry, he creates experiential works in various forms such as artifact, installation, and performance.

Derrek received a degree in software engineering from the University of Waterloo where he studied in the Expressive Input & Interaction Group. He was a designer at RNDR and Human-Computer Interaction researcher at the ACME Lab in the ATLAS Institute and the NTU HCI Lab in National Taiwan University.


Artist Feature

Featuring work created and performed in the B2 Center for Media, Arts & Performance at the University of Colorado Boulder in 2022. Directed by Ezekiel Miles.

Publications

Ching-Yi Tsai, I-Lun Tsai, Chao-Jung Lai, Derrek Chow, Lauren Wei, Lung-Pan Cheng, Mike Y. Chen. AirRacket: Perceptual design of Ungrounded, Directional Force Feedback to Improve Virtual Racket Sports Experiences. The ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2022). 15 pages.
★ BEST PAPER AWARD

Fiona Bell, Derrek Chow, Hyelin Choi, Mirela Alistar. SCOBY Breastplate: Slowly Growing a Microbial Interface. The ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI 2023). 15 pages.
★ BEST PICTORIAL AWARD

Fiona Bell, Derrek Chow, Eldy S. Lazaro Vasquez, Laura Devendorf, Mirela Alistar. Designing Interactions with Kombucha SCOBY. The ACM International Conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI 2023). 5 pages.

Derrek Chow, Gracie Xia, Jasmine Ou. FormSense: A Fabrication Method to Support Shape Exploration of Interactive Prototypes. The ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST 2022). 3 pages.

Contact
hi@derrekchow.com

Links
Quotes, Playlists↗

Past sites
2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

© Derrek Chow 2024